Thursday, May 23, 2013
Check out these recent reports for Peachtree Corners restaurants - find out if your favorite eatery is on the list.
Following is a list of five Peachtree Corners restaurants which have been inspected recently by the Gwinnett County's Board of Health. The Board inspects area restaurants every six months which are then graded based on an extensive criteria that includes everything from food being stored at proper temperatures to employee hygiene. Restaurants are required to display these reports in a prominent place for diners to view. This is what we found in a random search of inspections on the county's website. To view the full report, click on the link labeled "Full Report" directly below the grade. That will take you to the Gwinnett Board of Health site, then click on the link at the top of that page marked "View Full Report" to read the report as a…
Suwanee Restaurant Inspections again checks on the health inspection of a local eatery.
In a recent inspection by the Gwinnett Health Department, Yuka Roll and Pho in Suwanee had its permit suspended, and was told to undergo a compliance hearing. In an inspection on May 21, the restaurant at 1197 Old Peachtree Road scored a "45/U" after several violations were noted. It is the second "U" score for the restaurant since March. The compliance hearing was set for Wednesday in Lawrenceville. Among the violations noted in the inspection were: Read more on Suwanee Patch. Don’t miss any Suwanee news. Subscribe to Suwanee Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
A vendor sells varieties of goat cheese to farmers market patrons.
- A Loganville farmer may not be raising goats any more, but he still manages to get a related product, goat cheese, to market in Suwanee. Mussgenug Dairy Farm of Loganville has 10 flavors of goat cheese that are available to patrons of the Suwanee Farmers Market. A 6 ounce container is $8. According to Michael Boland, who was manning the booth recently in Suwanee, farmer David Moose of Loganville makes the goat cheese by hand. He buys the curd by the bolt from a regional farm, then adds the flavoring himself. Available flavors include "10 pepper" and "garlic basil." Bolton added that Moose, whose farm is in the Briscoe Road area of Loganville, wants to get back to goat farming on a co-op basis. -- What's your favorite vendor at the …
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Enzo's Pizza on Highway 78 scored a 53 U. They were forced to shut down due to violations.
Wednesday, May 22
Enzo's Pizza, 3070 Highway 78 Score: 53 U Inspection Date: May 21 Previous Score: 84 B (4/27/13), 71 C (4/17/13) Type of inspection: Complaint Violations: 1-2, Violation of Code: [.03(2)(a)-(n) ] Imminent health hazard was present today due to cockroaches crawling over exposed food and clean food-contact surfaces. Restaurant has continued to operate under these conditions. Matters today, regarding pests, were the worst observed in the facility thus far. Roach infestation has been noted on multiple inspections. However, there has been no visits to the restaurant by pest control company this year. There is also no contract with pest control company for regular services. Management must develop a plan of action to correct the pest control …
It's still roach season, according to health department scores, but many popular restaurants fared well in recent inspections.
Results of recent Gwinnett County, Ga., restaurant inspections by the Gwinnett County Board of Health. Click below for local health inspection grades, including the most recent reports: See more reports: Don’t miss any Gwinnett news. Subscribe to Gwinnett Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
A majority of associates will begin working in July to help prepare the store on Jimmy Carter Boulevard for its grand opening.
The new Walmart slated to open in the Norcross area this summer is looking to hire 200 people. According to store manager Vladimir Mondesir in a news release, the store will be hiring both full- and part-time associates. “We are excited to add a new Walmart to Norcross and bring good jobs with great career opportunities to the area,” he said. A temporary hiring center has opened at 4975 Jimmy Carter Blvd., Suite 410, in the same area where the store is currently being built. The majority of new associates will begin work in July to help prepare the store for its grand opening. Read the full story on Norcross Patch. ------ See also: Don’t miss any Norcross news. Subscribe to Norcross Patch’s free newsletter, like us on Facebook and follow …
Businesses on Main Street in Old Town are affected.
Several businesses on Main Street in Old Town Suwanee were damaged by flooding from Sunday's thunderstorms. Among the affected businesses was the law office of Beth Hilscher, who also serves on the Suwanee City Council. Hilscher and co-workers were on the scene Sunday afternoon, tending to cleanup work. According to people on the scene Sunday, other businesses in the area were flooded. It is not known whether the Pierce's Corner building, which sits near other businesses on Main Street, was affected. The storms also caused a gas leak in Suwanee, and other emergency situations around Gwinnett. -- Was your home or business affected by Sunday's storms? Share your experiences, and upload your pics here.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
"Home buyers moving in to the city are families that have fallen in love with the community who are up-sizing or downsizing to fit their needs without leaving the area."
In order to market your home, you have to know who your market is. It has been interesting for me, with 30 years of real estate history, to see the changes that have occurred in our market and what is driving it and why we are attracting the market we are. Our local market is comprised of buyers moving within the City of Peactree Corners, buyers relocating from intown Atlanta, buyers relocating to the Atlanta area and buyers who grew up in Peachtree Corners returning to their roots. Buyers moving within Peachtree Corners are families that have fallen in love with the city but are upsizing or downsizing to fit their needs but without leaving the area. We have communities that provide stepping stones for the buyers looking to do either. …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Business Network International meets each week in Dacula. Their philosophy is "Givers gain."
Each Thursday, a group of local business people meet at the Hamilton Mill Clubhouse to help build each other's business. Business Network International (BNI), explained member David Lawler, uses word of mouth advertising to get referral business for its members. "Our members meet every week to exchange our referrals and to strengthen our relationships so that when I make a referral to somebody in the group, they merely have to close it," he said. "I've done the pre-sale. They make the call, the deal is done." Scott Williams, BNI director for the Hamilton Mill chapter, said the philosophy of the group is "Givers gain." "If I give business to you, you'll give business back to me," he explained. According to Williams, BNI has over 30 …